Twitterverse Data: Making Order From Chaos


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Using social media like Twitter, Facebook and others is said to be like drinking from a fire hose. A team of data scientists at the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, is trying to drink from 7 billion firehoses.

Carla Gentry CSPO‘s insight:

A team of data scientists at the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, is trying to drink from 7 billion firehoses.  They have created a system capable of analyzing billions of tweets and other social media messages in an effort to discover patterns and make sense of all the information. They call the analysis tool "SALSA" (SociAL Sensor Analytics).

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